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Most sensible For: significant situation for exploring the whole urban, eastern tradition, quiet accommodations. Drawbacks: constrained nightlife and eating, faraway from urban heart. average Hotel Kabuki ★★ if you would like lodgings a bit east of heart, and also you don’t brain being out of the downtown loop, the Kabuki is a superb selection. situated within the middle of Japantown, steps from the malls and yummy noodle homes of the Japan middle, and simply up the road from Robert Redford’s Sundance movie show complicated, the lodge Kabuki is an underdiscovered gem of a luxurious inn. Designed in serene Japonesque kind, with koi ponds, shoji displays, Zen gardens, and eastern paintings all through, the Kabuki has a grace, sort, and quiet beauty that you just don’t locate in loads of Western resorts (certainly nowhere else in San Francisco). visitor rooms function high-thread-count linens, flatscreen TVs, MP3 docking stations, bathrobes, Asian tea kettles, and eastern snacks within the honor bar. Many rooms have deep soaking tubs, a few suites have dry saunas, but when yours doesn’t, the inn bargains complimentary passes to the communal baths at close by Kabuki Springs & Spa. The in-house eating place, O Izakaya front room, activities a J-Pop baseball subject and gives an exceptional bar-snack menu with greater than 20 other kinds of sake. 1625 put up St. (btw. Gough and Octavia sts. ), San Francisco, CA 94109. www. jdvhotels. com/hotels/kabuki. 800/533-4567 or 415/922-3200. Fax 415/614-5498. 218 devices. $99–$224 double; $219–$249 suite. additional individual $10. Breakfast buffet $16. AE, DC, DISC, MC, V. Parking $35. Bus: 2 or three. facilities: eating place; concierge; 24-hr. health room. In room: television, hair dryer, MP3 docking station, loose wireless. The Queen Anne resort ★★ This majestic 1890 Victorian charmer was a grooming institution for upper-class younger ladies. Restored in 1980 and renovated in early 2006, the four-story development recollects San Francisco’s golden days. stroll below wealthy crimson draperies to the lavish “grand salon” foyer replete with English oak wainscoting and interval antiques, and it sounds like a distinct period. visitor rooms additionally include a great quantity of antiques—armoires, marble-top dressers, and different Victorian-era items. a few have nook turret bay home windows that glance out on tree-lined streets, in addition to separate parlor parts and rainy bars; others have comfortable interpreting nooks and fireplaces. All rooms have telephones and great bathtub facilities of their marble-tiled toilets. visitors can chill out within the parlor, with fireplaces, or within the inn library. when you don’t brain staying outdoor the downtown quarter, this resort is very instructed and extremely vintage San Francisco. 1590 Sutter St. (btw. Laguna and Webster sts. ), San Francisco, CA 94115. www. queenanne. com. 800/277-3970 or 415/441-2828. Fax 415/775-5212. forty eight devices. $110–$199 double; $169–$350 suite. additional individual $10. charges comprise continental breakfast on weekday mornings, afternoon tea and sherry, and morning newspaper. AE, DC, DISC, MC, V. Parking $14. Bus: 2 or three. facilities: Concierge; entry to within reach gymnasium for $10. In room: television, hair dryer, loose wireless.

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